Plum Blossom Jade (also called Ru stone) brings a sense of renewal and hope, as well as encourages joy and happiness. It dispels the negative and increases one’s level of discernment. It purifies the aura and helps to dream. It is called plum blossom because of the natural and colorful plum blossom pictures with insects, birds, and butterflies that seem to emerge from the stone.
Ru Stone is a kind of jade with great texture and rigidity, originating from the border area between Ruzhou and Rurang, Henan province, deemed a “national treasure” by the first emperor of the Eastern Han dynasty (AD 25-220).
It is also called plum blossom jade because of the natural and colorful plum blossom pictures with insects, birds, butterflies or mammals shown on its appearance.
According to the geological department, it has many trace elements beneficial to human health, such as iron, zinc, sodium and calcium.